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Daniel Joseph THORNTON

Regimental number3543
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Thornton, Nimmitabel, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3543A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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